• Janice Carpenter

    Janice Carpenter

    Memorial services will be held at a later date for Janice Carpenter. Janice was born Oct. 19, 1944, in Brownwood, Texas. Her father worked for…

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  • ECSO promotes three to detective division

    A trio of Eddy County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) deputies were promoted Thursday to the department’s detective division. Chief Deputy Mark Cage had the honor of…

  • (Teresa Lemon - Daily Press)

    Fair preparations nearing completion

    From left, Eddy County Fair Board members TJ Harrison, Kevin Klein and Lance Conklin take a break to hydrate while cleaning the Eddy County Fairgrounds’…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 22 LARCENY 12:14 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 3604 W. Quay Ave. in reference to larceny. SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE 12:48 a.m. –…

  • Keith Wayne Riley

    Woman arrested in 2015 murder of Horse Springs man in Carlsbad

    The Eddy County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) has made an arrest in the 2015 murder of a Horse Springs, N.M., man. Adrianna Elizondo was arrested today…

  • Tony Armendariz

    Tony Armendariz

    Services are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Monday, July 25, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Tony Armendariz of Artesia. Armendariz, 65, passed away…

  • Dana Leigh Carpenter

    Dana Leigh Carpenter

    Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 26, at First Baptist Church for Dana Leigh Carpenter. Carpenter, 45, passed away July 19, 2016,…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 21 SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE 1:08 a.m. – Officer dispatched to First and Main streets in reference to a suspicious vehicle. ALARM 1:52…

  • Federal jury convicts man in Lea County meth conspiracy

    A federal jury sitting in Las Cruces returned a guilty verdict Wednesday for Javier Amador-Flores, 49, on a methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy charge. U.S. Attorney Damon…

  • (Teresa Lemon - Daily Press)

    Pursuit ends in rollover on Atoka Road

      A Mercury Mountaineer sits incapacitated this afternoon following a pursuit involving officers and deputies with the New Mexico State Police, Eddy County Sheriff’s Office,…